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Address: St. Lucia Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1185, Malta
Phone Number:
+356 2122 2225
10:00 am - 3:15 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 3:15 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes

Valletta Living History is a 35 minute, high definition, docudrama, in the...

Valletta Living History is a 35 minute, high definition, docudrama, in the form of an audio visual show, depicting the history, culture and lifestyle of Malta and the Maltese. Re-live the arrival of Valletta’s earliest settlers; the Great Siege that erupted between the Knights of St John and the fierce Ottoman Empire; French and British rule; as well as the city’s heroic role in World War II till present day. An audiovisual spectacular, the show provides great entertainment for all the family, right in the heart of Malta’s capital city Valletta. It provides fantastic insight into the history of the capital, local culture and Maltese society, through a documentary that charts Valletta’s evolution over the centuries. Travel Back Through Time! Valletta Living History takes you on a journey through time to discover Valletta’s incredible past! This leading Maltese attraction showcases the city’s major milestones, its rich architectural heritage and the ways of life of its population at every stage of its development.

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NSW Youth Group

I recomend that every visitor to the Maltese Islands starts thier journy by watching this documentry drama to be able to unfold Maltas history of the amazing last 7000 years of... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2012
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
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Reviewed July 21, 2012

I recomend that every visitor to the Maltese Islands starts thier journy by watching this documentry drama to be able to unfold Maltas history of the amazing last 7000 years of history that you will find behind every wall in Malta and Gozo

1 Thank Catherine425
Paris, France
1 review
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Reviewed July 19, 2012

This is the greatest show about the history of the city of Valletta. The main steps of History are well explained. If you are in Malta, you have to see this show!

1 Thank Mrtetoo
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed July 17, 2012

A very informative and interesting short film of events of the history of Malta. A must for all who visit Valletta a wonderful city.

2 Thank Linda T
Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
1 review
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Reviewed July 17, 2012

I can highly recommend people to Visit The Embassy and see the movie about Valetta Living History. When I visit Malta with my groups, I allways bring them to see the movie. The movie give you a good introduction to Valetta and Malta. The good thing is, that you can chose from a various number of languages so if your... More 

4 Thank William_de_Blanche
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Reviewed July 12, 2012

A very interesting experience to see all the adventures Valletta had to go through... since the inception of its concept, the reason why it was built where it is, the people and brains behind it, the eras that conquered it (Knights, British and current Maltese population), the hard times it had to endure during WWII and much more... highly recommended!

2 Thank Charmaine B
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Reviewed June 22, 2012

Really well made film (even if the acting is rather cheesy at times) have a well delivered and interesting roundup of the events Malta and Valleta have been through. Good mix of drama scenes and chatting. A must see for a quick and enjoyable introduction to your visit.

1 Thank Eraccela
Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed May 24, 2012

This is no slide show; this is a real movie, Hollywood-quality. It reenacts key moments in the history of Malta, and what a history this nation has! If you wondered, as I did, how a nation was ruled by Knights and not a king, this movie tells the story. The movie theater is right in the middle of the historic... More 

1 Thank Caro P
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Reviewed April 2, 2012

Great quality production!!!! The film is great if you have little time available in Valletta and want to get a good idea of Malta's history. cinema where it its shown in also very comfortable avoiding useless steps as in other similar audiovisual shows. Its location is great as you are close to the best attractions in valletta as well as... More 

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Reviewed March 7, 2012

A complete history of Valletta and its inhabitants in just 45 miuntes. Lots of emotion; good graphics; clear explanations. Well worth a visit. This is one of the places at which "Maltapass" is accepted. It is worth considering before visiting anywhere. Get details on the internet!

Thank Charlie H
Kingston, Canada
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Reviewed December 27, 2011

The best part was seeing the fuselage of the plane Faith. My husband really liked the quality of the other artifacts.

Thank Tamag

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